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EUR-USD2-050516.jpg The dollar is climbing against all of its major rivals Thursday afternoon. Investors are looking forward to the release of the U.S. employment report for April tomorrow. The highly anticipated report could have a significant impact on the outlook for whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates...

The Swiss franc continued its early decline against its most major rivals in New York trading on Thursday. The franc fell to a 2-day low of 1.4027 against the pound, near 3-month low of 1.1040 versus the euro and a weekly low of 0.9685 versus the dollar, off its early highs of 1.3874, 1.0995 and 0.9569,...

The Japanese yen extended its early rally against its key counterparts in early New York deals on Thursday. The yen advanced to 3-day highs of 110.84 against the franc and 122.10 against the euro, off its early lows of 111.93 and 123.13, respectively. The yen edged up to 154.87 against the pound...

At 8:30 am ET, Canada building permits for March has been released. Following the data, the loonie changed little against the other major currencies. The loonie was trading at 83.57 against the yen, 1.4650 against the euro, 0.9608 against the aussie and 1.2816 against the greenback around 8:35 am ET.

Following the release of weekly jobless claims report for the week ended April 30th at 8:30 am ET Thursday, the greenback traded mixed against the other major currencies. While the greenback changed little against the euro, it slipped against the rest of major currencies. The greenback was worth 107.06...

Statistics Canada releases Canada building permits for March at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Economists expected the value of building permits to have fallen to 4.6 percent, compared to an increase of 15.5 percent last month. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against the other major currencies. While...

The Labor Department is scheduled to release its jobless claims report for the week ended April 30th at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Economists expect claims to have risen to 262,000 from 257,000 in the previous week. Ahead of the data, the greenback showed mixed trading against the other major currencies....

The pound fell to a multi-day low versus the U.S. dollar in European trading on Thursday, after data showed that the U.K. service sector activity expanded at the slowest pace in more than three years in April. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply/Markit services Purchasing Managers' Index...

The euro declined against its major counterparts in European trading on Thursday, after the European Central Bank warned over downside risks to the economy and reiterated that it is ready to use all available instruments to stimulate growth in the bloc. In its economic bulletin, the ECB said that...

The U.S. dollar advanced against its major rivals in early European trading on Thursday, with sentiment underpinned by a rally in oil prices, and investors await weekly jobless claims and a slew of Fed speeches later in the day. Oil prices rose as a huge wildfire reduced production in Canada's oil...

The euro weakened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Thursday. The euro fell to 6-day lows of 1.1438 against the U.S. dollar and 0.7883 against the pound, from early highs of 1.1494 and 0.7925, respectively. Against the Australian dollar, the euro dropped to a...

At 4:30 am ET Thursday, U.K. CIPS/Markit services PMI data for April was released from Markit. After the data, the pound changed little against its major rivals. As of 4:31 am ET, the pound was trading at 0.7907 against the euro, 1.3916 against the Swiss franc, 1.4475 against the U.S. dollar...

At 4:30 am ET Thursday, U.K. CIPS/Markit services PMI data for April is due from Markit. The indicator is seen easing to 53.5 in April from 53.7 in March. Ahead of the data, the pound showed mixed trading against its major rivals. While the pound rose against the euro and the Swiss franc, it fell...

Reversing direction, the U.S. dollar climbed against its key counterparts in early European deals on Thursday. The greenback advanced to a 6-day high of 0.9606 against the franc and a 3-day high of 1.1450 versus the euro, off its early lows of 0.9569 and 1.1494,respectively. The greenback edged...

Commodity currencies such as the Australia, the New Zealand and the Canadian dollars strengthened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Thursday, as oil price rose on concerns about production cuts after a massive fire swept through the Canadian oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Crude...

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